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From the Director

Ancient astronomy comes to lifeWe’ll immerse ourselves in the history of astronomy from the ancient Greek perspective when we meet again via Zoom on Oct 13 at 7:30 (see Ira’s section below for info on the guest speaker and Zoom … Continue reading

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From the Director

Zooming AAAP Meetings this Fall.It’s no surprise that we won’t have access to Peyton Hall auditorium in the near future, so we’ll be patient and go with Zoom this fall. Our May and June zooming experiments mostly succeeded, for example … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Zooming AAAP Meetings this Fall. It’s no surprise that we won’t have access to Peyton Hall auditorium in the near future, so we’ll be patient and go with Zoom this fall. Our … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Virtually Like the Professionals. While COVID has wiped out a lot of ground-based astronomy around the world, astronomers are ahead of the curve in virtual and robotic technologies. Astronomy and all the … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Zoom AAAP Meetings for May 12 and June 09. We hope that you are well and keeping your sense of humor and perspective despite the social and personal challenges of COVID. As … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Astronomy in the Time of Coronavirus AAAP’s operations at both Peyton Hall on campus and the Observatory at Washington Crossing State Park are closed until the coronavirus crisis normalizes and group gatherings … Continue reading

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From the Director

      by Rex Parker, Phd director@princetonastronomy.org Spring Comes to AAAP Beware the Ides of March? The words invoke a sense of unseen danger even today. Back in the latter days of the Roman Republic, Julius Caesar (in 44 … Continue reading

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